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correspondent, jennifer griffin has more. >> reporter: soldiers called it the most dangerous place in the world, the war documentary, restrepo illustrated how dangerous it was in the valley. a lot of men became heros out there. just one was chosen for the medal of choohonor, the first recipient of the nation's highest medal of valor, salvatore guinta assigned to the 173rd air borne brigade told us about what he remembered of october 25, 2007 when he rescued two soldiers while taking heavy enemy fire. >> we walked into an l-shaped ambush and you could see the muzzle flashes, from bullets leaving the enemy's guns that weren't too far away. everyone was at risk. sometimes they whistled and sometimes they cracked and there is a close you got hit but not hurt close and the close where it snaps by your head but you are not hit and the whiz, that is a little bit further away than the crack. >> reporter: he saw sergeant josh brennan being hauled away by the taliban. >> we may never have gotten my son's body back and he saw they were carrying him into the woods, and, they were -- he was captured by the
the numbers. >>> also, the new titles that jennifer lopez it reportedly now add to her resume. wi totr wco l wcotiitt fow tewe >>> authorities have identified the man killed yesterday in a fishing bone accident in the san francisco bay. investigators say roland reed died after his boat slammed into the rocks near the richmond marina. the 71-year-old richmond man was a passenger on this boat. he had gone out fishing with three of his friends. investigators say they were not wearing life jackets. still not clear what caused the crash. >>> a 29-year-old san francisco man is due in court today. he will be facing charges in a deadly crash in the city's richmond district over the weekend. prosecutors say william rojas will be charged with vehicular manslaughter driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license. police say rojas ran a stop sign in his suv at cabrio and 40th avenue and hit another car. a 65-year-old woman who was a passenger in that other car was killed. >>> new data shows foreclosure situation is getting a bit better in the south bay and peninsula. 795,000 santa clara
. jennifer griffin at the pentagon now. >> reporter: we spoke to staff sergeant junta from his post in dedly and he describe wad t was what it was -- described what it was like. >> lots of bull lets and lots of rpgs. lots of bullets. it is hard for me to explain it to someone who doesn't know. i'm a soldier. sometimes they whistle, sometimes they crack. there is the close you just got hit but you're not hurt close and then the close where it snaps by your head but you are not hit. and then there is the whiz, that is a little further away than the crack. >> but staff sergeant giunta didn't grow up wanting to be a soldier. >> i was working at subway at the time and mopping the floors and it was 10:00 at night and the radio is on and this he started saying the army recruiter is giving out free t-shirts and i'm a sucker for a free t-shirt i guess. >> we will have the entire interview tonight at 6:00 p.m. on bret baier's special report. please tune in. >> shepard: thank god they were giving out free t-shirts. what an amazing man he is. we would never have known him and the military would never ha
image ever taken of jennifer hawk-petit at a neighborhood bank withdrawing $15,000. prosecutors say to pay off the man holding her family hostage. it was a mother's final, desperate act to save her family. husband, william, a prominent doctor and their two children. all of them tied up and tortured inside their own home. mccaluwas only 11, a girl scout, haly was 17 and just accepted to dartmouth. prosecutors say these two men did it. steven hayes and ex-cons who broke into the petit home as they slept. >> just tried to do the best i could for my family. >> reporter: william petit was the lone survivor and took the stand tuesday. gripping testimony about his family's last hours together. they tied my hands at the wrists and my feet at the ankles, he said. petit heard one of the suspects say, if he moves, put two bullets in him. because of the blood loss y was not functioning very well. he could hear his wife and children being tortured in another section of the house. i heard them moaning and thumps. i may have yelled out, hey, a voice yelled back, don't worry, it will all be over in
to get the recovery going. in michigan, the unemployment rate over 13% and governor jennifer granholm even has a tax amnesty project. more on this, governor granholm joins us live here in washington. good to see you. thank you for joining us. >> you bet. >> your state, it's really tough. what are you doing? >> well, we are really leveraging what the president has done with the recovery act. and you know, when i watch what's happening politically across the country, the debate about should we spend, should we not spend, when and how do you attack the govebudget? i have cut more out of spending as a governor as a percentage. >> what happened to this summer of recovery? it was the o 'bummer of recovery. >> i can tell you michigan is an example of a state that has smartly used that. so for example, two days ago we had the opening of a battery factory to produce the batteries for the electric vehicle. that's one factory. there are 16 companies that are producing batteries now in michigan. that wouldn't have been here but for the recovery act but the 16 companies are going to be creating 62
screen that jennifer hawke-petit took out to try to pay off the men that held them hostage. they said they would let them go, but, clearly, that wasn't the case. the prosecutor said, yes, my client did commit these crimes, but he should not be put to death. the defense said this was a robbery that got out of control. he should get life in prison with no chance of parole, but not the death penalty. prosecutors won't take that deal. they want the death penalty. this is a capital case, tamron. >> thanks, jeff rossen, the latest on that trial happening in new haven, connecticut. >>> right now in london outgoing bp ceo tony hayward is testifying about the gulf oil disaster. back in june he insisted he had little knowledge of decisions that contributed to the explosion aboard the deepwater horizon oil rig that killed 11 workers and, of course, triggered the massive oil spill we all watched play out. he also made this infamous comment. back in may. >> there's no one who wants this thing over more than i do. i want my life back. >> well, joining me now from london, daisy mcandrew of our briti
coming up the stars from the always edgy rihanna to jennifer anniston. we're going to talk about the best and worst dressed list. and our beautiful anne curry, hot at every age. to be chi at every age. you take the prize, we know that. >> and i don't think they should have put you in the hottie category. they should have put you in the 30s category. ann's got the headline >>> let's tell you all about ws now because "today" is the first full day of freedom in more than a year for american hiker sarah shourd. we arrived in oman and she was greeted by her mother. shane bauer and josh fattal are still in iran. their mothers had message for iran. >> please, please release josh and shane. now we can just say josh and shane, sarah is home, but president ahmadined is coming to the united states for the u.n. general assembly, we welcome him to the united states and again as we are glad here, but this year with even more urgency, we say please bring josh fattal and shane bauer home to the united states and to us, their mothers. >> their mothers also said they're anxious to speak with sar shourd for
coming up, the stars of style from the always edgy rihanna to the always classic jennifer aniston. we're going to talk about the best and worst dressed list. and our own beautiful ann curry, hot at every age. to be chic at every age. you take the prize, we know that. >> i had no idea. >> and i don't think they should have put you in the hottie category. they should have put you in the 30s category. ann's got the headlines. >>> let's tell you all about news now because today is the first full day of freedom in more than a year for american hiker sarah shourd. late on tuesday she arrived in oman after spending 13 months in an iranian prison and greeted by her mother. two other american hikers, shane bauer and josh fattal are still in iran. their mothers had this message for iran. >> please, please release josh and shane. now we can just say josh and shane, sarah is home, but president ahmadinejad is coming to the united states for the u.n. general assembly. we welcomed him to the united states. again, as we asked last year, but this year with even more you are general urgency, we say pl
know it's the news you've been waiting for, jennifer lopez will be one every time new judges on the upcoming season of "american idol." >> yes! my dreams have been answered. >> i know. she signed a deal worth $12 million a month after an initial deal fell apart. we're still waiting to hear who her fellow judges will be, especially now that simon cowell and ellen degeneres have left. >> so is she going to be the mean one now that powell is gone? probably not. she seems like a nice person. >> she does, but what i say is jenny's leave fg the block heading to "american idol" which means, anderson, you're going to have to wait longer for her next musical offering. thank the lord. >> miss paula abdul, i miss the weeping, the rambling, the incoherence, i miss it all. >> the slightly glazed look, whatever your name is. great performance. >> not even sure who was performing. i love it. >> stick with j. lo. i'll get you through this. >> back to the late primary results next, also tonight getting closer, big day in the big bid to rescue the trapped miners in chile. ice 1) we've detected
of illinois. joining me now to talk about this is deputy personal finance editor jennifer merritt. she oversaw the research for the "wall street journal." the bottom line here is for that first job, businesses seem to be preferring not the ivy leagues, but others. these are no slouch schools. this is not like, oh, gosh, let's take second best. those are great schools. why, though, this over the ivy leagues? >> for these entry level jobs people are hoping to grow candidates into the company with. and so one of the reasons is they come very academically prepared. they've all had a major. so they've really got the great, deep skills in a subject. and then because they've got to really fend for themselves at these big schools and take advantage of various resources and network and the wide networks. they're also sort of able to come in, hit the ground running, and that well roundedness. >> ivy league graduates are seen as less -- >> they're less technically prepared in a lot of ways. most ivy league schools don't have majors in a traditional sense, don't have a lot of that bread and butter course
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